Yokosuka sailors and locals restart monthly litter patrols of ‘Honch’ nightlife district
American sailors joined in to help clean up Yokosuka’s Honcho district, also known as ‘The Honch.’
Sailor assigned to USS Ronald Reagan found dead at naval base in Japan
A spokesman for the Reagan identified the sailor as Seaman Brandon Forbes, 20, of Maple Heights, Ohio, a machinist’s mate fireman assigned to the Reagan’s nuclear reactor department.
At Naval Academy 99.6% of brigade vaccinated against COVID as deadline looms
Of the more than 4,400 midshipmen who make up the Naval Academy brigade, 99.6% are vaccinated against the coronavirus and the few who aren’t are seeking medical and religious exemptions as allowed by Navy policy.
Blue Angels F/A-18 Super Hornet flies by Burke Lakefront Airport
A familiar roar could be heard from the skies over Lake Erie on Friday morning. Two members of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels flew their new F/A-18 Super Hornet over Burke Lakefront Airport before landing for a meeting with Cleveland National Air Show committee members.
Destroyer USS Daniel Inouye arrives at Hawaii homeport ahead of commissioning
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer – designated DDG 118 by the Navy – began its 7,600-mile journey from the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Maine in early October. It reached Hawaiian waters last week and steamed around each of the state’s islands.
Senate approves Congressional Gold Medals for 13 troops killed during Afghanistan withdrawal
Eleven Marines, a soldier and a Navy corpsman were killed in the blast — the final American military deaths in Afghanistan during the war launched by the United States in the weeks after the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001.
Navy’s Blue Angels to fly at Cleveland National Air Show in 2022
The Navy’s famed Blue Angels are scheduled to soar at the 2022 Cleveland National Air Show in Cleveland over Labor Day weekend.
US Navy commands in Southern Europe urge caution while traveling as COVID-19 numbers surge
U.S. naval bases in Italy, Spain and Greece are urging their communities to help stop the spread of COVID-19 during the upcoming holiday season, as numbers of new cases and deaths rise across Europe.
USS Rushmore exchanges San Diego homeport for Sasebo Naval Base in Japan
The amphibious dock landing ship USS Rushmore steamed into its new homeport on the island of Kyushu in southern Japan on Wednesday after a journey across the Pacific.
Navy orders submarine crews to review navigation safety following undersea collision
The commanders of U.S. Submarine Forces and Submarine Forces Pacific – Vice Adm. William Houston and Rear Adm. Jeffrey Jablon – sent a joint message to the Navy’s submarine crews on Wednesday declaring a “navigation stand-down,” Submarine Forces spokesman Cmdr. Paul Macapagal told Stars and Stripes in an email Thursday.